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Will Common Core work? No

Published On August 28, 2014

It’s just a racket to justify failing system By John Conlin Guest Commentary Fast Payday Loans Lakeland Florida POSTED: 08/23/2014 05:01:00 PM in The Denver Post Original Link: http://www.denverpost.com/Opinion/ci_26388089/Will-Common-Core-work?-No It was just reported that scientists have developed robots that can work together without any guiding central intelligence, […]

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Freedom should drive education

Published On March 18, 2014

Regarding the March 17 editorial, “New York, Chicago, and the war on charter schools,” the problem isn’t with charter schools but with the continuation of the top-down, “we know best” design. A freedom-driven, bottom-up design is far superior. On average, Illinois spends just over $13,000 per pupil […]

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Empower parents with more than ‘school choice’

Published On October 12, 2013

To abuse a famous movie line, “we don’t need no stinkin’ school choice.” We don’t need no charter schools, vouchers, parent triggers or any of the other common tools of the school choice movement, either. These things are only minor improvements on a failing system. In a […]

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Debating Common Core standards for education

Published On August 29, 2013

Can’t we just leave teachers and administrators alone and let them do their jobs? They have to jump through this hoop for these folks, then that hoop for another. I can understand why so many teachers simply get fed up and leave the profession. Is teaching actually […]

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PUT PARENTS IN CHARGE OF EDUCATION

Published On August 19, 2013

Our schools are failing even though our country is filled with hardworking, dedicated and loving teachers, administrators, paraprofessionals, and volunteers.

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Change education paradigm

Published On June 6, 2013

John Conlin: Change education paradigm how can i get money nowevery month carlson Originally Posted: Wednesday, June 5, 2013 fast cash in louisville ky Original Article can be found in the Longmont Times Regarding your June 3 editorial, “Build, fund effective K-12 system,” Colorado spends on average $10,640 […]

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Re: “Diplomas should mean something,” May 18 editorial.

Published On May 25, 2013

Re: “Diplomas should mean something,” May 18 editorial. We seem to have lost the basic reason for the public education system. Its original goal was to educate all American children, not provide “seat time” for 12 years. If learning was the focus of the first 12 years, […]

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Choice is key to educational opportunity

Published On May 16, 2013

Posted: May 16, 2013 Original Article posted in the Baltimore Sun David Wilson has it spot on (“Why education should be considered a civil right” May 13). K-12 education is not only the civil rights issue of our time, it is the moral issue of our time. […]

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School choice that works for everyone

Published On April 28, 2013

Posted: Sunday, April 28, 2013 Original article can be found on Fosters.com By John Conlin Founder, End The Education Plantation I believe every parent in America should have the opportunity to send their kids to a school offering them a quality education. I’m not alone. The increasing […]

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Let parents dictate school funding

Published On April 24, 2013

Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Original article can be found on Chicago Tribune.com April 24, 2013 Regarding, “Charter school parents form advocacy group,” (News, April 23), this battle between public schools and charter schools is completely off base. Rather than this silly fighting, let’s change the very […]

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